Welcome to Student Activities

  •                           MISSION STATEMENT
    The mission and purpose of extracurricular and athletic programs in the Washoe County School District is to promote the physical, mental, moral, social and emotional growth of its participants. The Student Activity and Athletic Department ensures a positive force in the preparation of our youth for an enriching extra-curricular experience. The Student Activity & Athletic Department is an integral part of the total school program. We are strongly connected to the academic success of every student, regardless of individual differences. The student gives their time, energy, loyalty and commitment by participating in the programs offered by the Student Activities & Athletics Department.



    District Org Chart - Master Org Chart


  • Clinical information for our students! 

    Student Outreach Clinic

    Student Outreach Clinic - Spanish


    Changes to Coach's Fingerprint Process.

    • Step 1 – School is to hire the coach, school secretary or person doing the hiring will email Paula Edmonds, notifying Paula of the hire, please include the coach in the email.  Please include in the coach’s position and sport, if the coach is paid or non-paid, or a volunteer coach.

    You will no longer need to print the coach’s application; you will no longer need the half sheet. 

    • Step 2 – School will submit the athletic UHR to position control and cc Paula Edmonds on the email.
    • Step 3 - Coach will begin at Paula’s office – 5450 Riggins Ct. Suite 3
    • Step 4 – I-9 processing. Please be sure you have two forms of ID with you. (driver’s license, passport, or social security card)
    • Step 5 – Paula will give the coach the Fingerprint Express form.  You can walk in or make an appointment with them. 

    Fingerprint Express

    5000 Smithridge Dr. #A9

    Reno, NV  89502


    • Step 6 – Make an appointment with the district background office online.

    Go to the district webpage, next departments, then to the school police.  Scroll to the bottom, and you will see a button to click on.


                                       Use this link -

                 School Police / Background Services (washoeschools.net) 

    • Step 7 - Fingerprint Express will give you a receipt. Please be sure and take this receipt along with the coach information sheet and W4, when you go to the district fingerprint office. From there, the fingerprint office will run the wants/warrants and take your photo for your coach’s badge.
    • Step 8 – should take around 4 weeks to get your badge.



  • DoCRC (OCR) Training Sessions for the 23-24 School Year

    All 2023-2024 WCSD coaches are required to take this course prior to the start of their athletic season. The dates of the trainings are listed below. This course is only a 1hr training session in person. Please click on the link for the date you can attend.  Be sure to include your email, cell number, school,sport and position you are coaching! 

    • July 20, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - McQueen HS Theater 
    • July 26, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Hug HS, Theater -
    • August 15, 2023 - 6:00pm -7:00pm - Sparks HS Theater -
    • August 30, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Spanish Springs HS Theater -
    • Sept. 19, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - McQueen HS Theater - 
    • October 11, 2023 - 6:00pm -7:00pm - McQueen HS Room 507 -
    • Nov. 7, 2023 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Reno HS Little Theater -
    • Jan. 10, 2024 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - McQueen HS Theater -
    • Jan. 24, 2024 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Reno HS Theater -
    • Feb. 15, 2024 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Galena HS Theater -

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Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.